BIO: Eli Sperling

CONSULTANT - GRANT WRITING,
ISRAELI MUSIC HISTORY

GUEST SPEAKER

Eli is the Israel Specialist and Project Coordinator for the Institute of Modern Israeli Studies at Emory University. He also serves as a board member of the Atlanta Jewish Music Festival, and is the Programming Committee Co-Chair for both AJMF and Limmud Southeast. Before coming to Atlanta, he lived in Israel and was research assistant at Tel Aviv University, where he earned a Master's degree in Near and Middle Eastern Studies. His Bachelor's degree is also in Near and Middle Eastern Studies/Political Economy, from The Evergreen State College. Eli plays electric bass guitar and has performed with numerous bands both in Israel and Stateside.